RIP Ronnie James Dio, Cowell to be Sir Simon
RIP Ronnie James Dio, Cowell to be Sir Simon

In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, the metal world is mourning Ronnie James Dio, voice of bands Elf, Blackmore's Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio, and Heaven & Hell. He passed away on Sunday after losing his battle with stomach cancer at 67. Simon Cowell is set to be knighted by Queen Elizabeth next month, joining celebrity sirs including Bono and Paul McCartney, and in Making Noise, Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda talks about working with Cypress Hill.